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June 3, 2010

Dairy operators plead not guilty in manure spill into creek

London, Ohio – The youthful Dutch operators of a southern Madison County mega-dairy entered not guilty pleas on Wednesday, May 19, to charges they violated the terms of their state permit and polluted a local creek with manure, killing hundreds of fish, tadpoles, frogs and crayfish in the process. Johannes G. Assen, 29, and his …

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State oil and gas lease auction sets record for revenue

DNRE Report Lansing — An oil and gas lease auction of state-owned parcels netted $178 million in bonus payments for the state – far exceeding the previous auction record of $23.6 million set in 1981. “To put the historic significance of this auction in perspective, since 1929, the state has collected a total of $190

Perch research could help reservoirs

Bowling Green, Ohio – The ongoing efforts to recruit new anglers are proving successful, according to the latest surveys. Ohio has a plethora of water sources offering a diverse group of fishing waters to keep any angler, novice or master, busy throughout all four seasons. The western region of the state has numerous water bodies

Muddy water on Lake Erie slows fishing, perch biting

Central Region Indian Lake (Logan County) – Saugeyes are aggressive on wind swept points and channel openings with current at this 5,040-acre lake in Logan County. Try casting or trolling small rattletraps and suspending crankbaits. Largemouth bass fishing is popular along the many stone riprap areas, docks, and islands. Many bass are in the 12-

State seeks input on trout regulations changes

Lansing – The long-awaited draft plan of recommendations for gear restrictions on some Michigan rivers and streams has been released by state fisheries biologists. It’s available for review at The lengthy 81-page document is the culmination of an effort by state biologists, individual citizens, and the Coldwater Regulations Review Committee, which is composed of

Governor grants open season on feral hogs

Lansing – Licensed hunters in Michigan now can legally shoot wild feral hogs on public land – and on private property without a license – thanks to legislation signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm. The governor approved new laws in May that give hunters with any valid state hunting license the authority to shoot wild swine

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